Kurt Schwitters

(German, 1887 - 1948)

untitled (black, white, gold) by kurt schwitters

Kurt Schwitters

Untitled (Black, White, Gold), 1947

Biographie

Chronologie

1887
Born in Hannover, Germany
1908 - 1914
Studied art at the Dresden Academy
1917
Worked as a technical draftsman
1920
Became a well-known typographer
1927
Arranged together with Cesar Domela, Lazlo Moholy Nagy and Friedrich Vordemberge-Gildewart the 'ring neuer werbegestelater'
1934
Joined the 'Deutscher Werkbund'
1948
Died in Ambleside/Westmorland

Expositions

2003
Kurt Schwitters: Collages, Paintings, Drawings, Objects, Ephemera, Ubu Gallery
1918
Hanover Secession